Please join us this Thursday @ 6:00 PM for the first PTA meeting of 2018-19.
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In a great note for the start of the school year, Harry Stone’s elementary and middle grades both received high marks on the TEA report cards. Elementary received a 94 out of 100 overall, and the middle grades received a 92.
This overall grade is a combination of 3 scores in different areas. For more information (and reports for other schools), visit the TEA report cards site linked below.
Harry Stone’s Open House for the start of the 2018-19 school year is tomorrow night, Thursday, from 5-8 PM.
Come by and meet your teachers, and of course, join the PTA!
Founded in 1968, IB paved the way for groundbreaking developments in international education. As of 2017, IB is in use in 4775 schools around the world.
Read more: http://www.ibo.org/50years/#1968
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The district’s 2018-19 school calendar is now available.
Important dates for the Dallas ISD calendar include:
- First day for students: Aug. 20
- Two fair days for all students. Stone’s days: Elementary Fair Day is Friday, Oct. 12, and Professional development day (students off) on Secondary Fair Day Friday, Oct. 19.
- Thanksgiving Break the week of Nov. 19–23
- For Winter Break students are out Dec. 20–Jan. 8
- Spring break, March 11–15
- Staff/student holidays on Sept. 3, Jan. 21, Feb. 18 and May 27
- Inclement weather makeup days on April 19 and 22
HEB’s Excellence in Education Award nominations are open. An opportunity to recognize a teacher or other other public school professional you think is deserving. With our wonder school staff, there is bound to be someone you can think of worth a few minutes for a nomination.
|Nominate an Outstanding Public School Professional!
In a recent report on a set of studies involving IB, a number of positive results were reported, including indications “that a higher percentage of MYP students achieved proficient or advanced performance on mathematics and science assessments.”
A significant set of the results from observation conducted here in Texas supported IB as generally involving better student engagement.
Additionally, “teachers reported that on the whole they believed the MYP benefited students by encouraging higher order thinking and educating the whole child. ”
For more details, see the report on the IB web site: http://www.ibo.org/globalassets/publications/ib-research/mypkeyfindingssheetweb-3.pdf
Please join us this Thursday evening, 9/14/2017 @ 6 PM for the first PTA meeting for the year. We’ll have speakers in to discuss expectations from the various grade levels, and the current state of the school as we get this new school year going.